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Yosooi of the Matsubaya, from the series Contemporary Courtesans Drawn from Life (Tôji yûkun iki-utsushi)

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Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

January 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1801 (Kyôwa 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #179.1, and pl. 187; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 187.2.1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.6 x 26 cm (15 3/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6534

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints